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Jamie, "Bicycle Built for Jamie", Brandon deWilde (April 12, 1954)

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Jamie very much wants a bike, so he decides to go into the knife-sharpening business to earn enough money to buy one. With commercials (Sunsweet Prune Juice). (from

Premise: Adventures of a modern day Tom Sawyer. Brandon deWilde plays Jamie, a 7 year-old whose parents have been killed, moving in with relatives. Brandon is best remembered for his appearance in the 1953 Alan Ladd Western "Shane".

Yes, Brandon flubbed his lines. They all did. And therein lies a certain charm. They knew the script and they kept it going. Ever the pro, it is great to see Brandon at work here. The sets may have been painted, but the people were real -- and it was live television. (from "So Where's Jamie?" at

One of 22 episodes and pilot produced and known to exist. Hopefully, the remainder will eventually make it to public enjoyment.

This movie is part of the collection: Classic TV

Audio/Visual: sound, black & white
Keywords: Brandon deWilde; Ernest Truex; Polly Rowles; Shane; public domain; comedy; classic TV

Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0

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